Poland's blockade by farmers along the border with Ukraine hasn't stopped the delivery of weapons or aid to Kyiv, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said on Monday, March 4.

The blockade is in protest against what the farmers perceive as unfair competition from goods entering Poland's market from Ukraine.

Shmyhal clarified in a press conference held in Kyiv that there have been no instances of military equipment, humanitarian aid, or fuel shipments being obstructed to Ukraine.

"No cargo labelled as military or humanitarian aid has been held up," he emphasised.

Tensions between Ukraine and Poland, a staunch supporter in Ukraine's war against Russia, have escalated due to these border blockades and disputes over grain.

There have been reports of Polish farmers unloading Ukrainian grain from trucks and freight trains in at least four incidents.


Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky condemned the situation, stating on Sunday that it has surpassed economic and moral boundaries. He criticized the use of the struggles of a nation in pain for domestic political gains.

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